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Formula E season 2: The same, but different

Formula E season 2: The same, but different

So a year ago I wrote that I was more excited by the forthcoming Formula E season than F1. After one season and another championship starting in October… I’d still say the same. Formula E hasn’t been perfect but it has shown a willingness to learn...
The arrogance of Physicists?

The arrogance of Physicists?

Following my problems with 56 as a convincing argument, Steven Thomson has some thoughtful comments one why physicists might have skills they can offer other fields. h/t ScienceSeeker. Share &...
In the UK? Science (might) need You!

In the UK? Science (might) need You!

This week I finally met my local MP for the first time. If I’d been on the ball I’d even have got a photo to prove it, but it’s just as well I didn’t as I was having an ill day, so I would have simply looked sick and sweaty next to him. Instead...
The ancients and meteors

The ancients and meteors

There are all sorts of cyclical events that ancient peoples are thought to be interested in, solstices, lunar cycles and eclipses. What rarely seems to get attention are meteor showers. It might seem odd, they’re annual, happening at the same point in the...